Conceived over 70 years ago from a desire to bridge the gap between national and regional associations, the OGCA continues to ensure that the interests of general contractors and the construction industry are not overlooked. As far back as the first meeting, the OGCA’s stated objective was the protection and advancement of the interests of the general contractors and the safety of our workers in the Province. We take pride in our rich history and the continuity of having many of the companies mentioned in the articles below still active members of our association since 1939.
- Ontario General Contractors to Organize, As Published in The Daily Commercial News; Monday, March 20, 1939.
- Several instances in recent years have demonstrated the desirability of an organization to represent the general contractors of Ontario.
- Editorial, As Published in The Daily Commercial News; Monday, March 20, 1939.
- From 1929 to 1939 general contractors in Ontario paid out more than $116,000,000 in wages. This exceeds 58 per cent of the total pay roll of the Construction Industry in the province for the same period.
- General Contractors of Province of Ontario Form New Association, As Published in The Daily Commercial News; May, 1939.
- Organization will endeavor to Represent Interests In Connection with Varied Problems – Provisional Executive is Appointed.
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